AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 vs Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Vega
 
Generation 7.5
Code name
Vega Raven Ridge
 
Haswell GT3e
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 October 2017
 
27 May 2013

Technical specs

Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
320
Core clock speed
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200 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
1300 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
392 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
22 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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30 Watt
Texture fill rate
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52.00
Floating-point performance
no data
 
104.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
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medium sized
Interface
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PCIe 1.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
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System Shared
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200.
Display Connectors
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No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (11_1)
OpenGL
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4.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX Vega 8 2.36
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 2.99 +26.7%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX Vega 8 113147 +2.8%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 110085

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX Vega 8 14724 +23.4%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 11930

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX Vega 8 2132 +59.1%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1340

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX Vega 8 2319 +67.9%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1381

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX Vega 8 3535 +83.8%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1923

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX Vega 8 10294 +18.4%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 8692

Unigine Heaven 3.0

RX Vega 8 27 +28.6%
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 21

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 27 May 2013)
More pipelines (512 vs 320)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200

26.7% faster in synthetic tests
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

So, RX Vega 8 or Iris Pro Graphics 5200?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX Vega 8 and Iris Pro Graphics 5200, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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